The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on improving the systems of democracy and justice. A singular institution – part think-tank, part public interest law firm, part advocacy group – the Brennan Center combines research, scholarship, legislative and legal advocacy, and communications to win meaningful, measurable change in the public sector.
We are seeking interns to provide administrative and clerical support to staff in our New York office on our Digital team in our Communications Department.
Responsibilities: The intern will assist with general administrative and clerical work for the Brennan Center, including filing, photocopying, answering phones, shipping and mailing, coordinating meetings, drafting routine correspondence and covering the reception desk. Additionally, there will be opportunities to attend and observe substantive meetings, events, and conversations on program work.
The digital intern will assist the Digital Coordinator and Digital Manager, draft social copy, create social media toolkits for Brennan Center reports, manage Twitter lists, update the departmental calendar, report on weekly social analytics, update the Brennan Center website, identify major industry influencers, create digital graphics, and strategize new ways to expand our digital audience.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate is an independent self-starter; detail-oriented; energetic; and highly organized. The digital intern must have excellent communication skills and be up-to-date on emerging social media platforms. Graphic design skills (Photoshop + InDesign) will be very helpful. Experience working with social media management platforms such as HootSuite, Buffer, SproutSocial, etc., is preferred.
This internship is only open to current undergraduate students.
Hours: 15-25 hours per week.
Pay: $12.50 per hour.
Duration: One semester.
To Apply: Please visit http://brennancenter.applytojob.com/apply/4xQ2LtfrnB/Fall-2017-Undergrad-Digital-Intern-NYC and upload (preferably pdf) your cover letter, resume, a list of contact details for three references, and one tweet (140 characters) on why this role is right for you!
Application Deadline: October 15, 2017. However, applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and a decision will be made as soon as an appropriate candidate is identified.
As an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, the Brennan Center is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applicants of all races, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations, and applicants who have been previously incarcerated.